Dear friends of Miquelon.org, there is very little to report and that’s a good thing. Hope things are running smoothly where you are, and let’s keep our fingers crossed.
Point Break Cafe, a restaurant located in San Diego CA thought Memorial Day 2014 would the perfect day to Bash the French with their Menu. Web : http://pointbreakcafe.wordpress.com/
Almost 10 years after our first posts with Miquelon.org, the French Media now seems to finally grasp the economically damaging nature of French Bashing.
From BuzzFeed.com, here is “Les pires clichés sur la France véhiculés par les Anglo-Saxons”. We’ll forgive the ‘Anglo-Saxon’ reference, an appellation no more relevant that the French being “Gallo-Franks” and take this opportunity to thank Anais Bordages and Marie Telling for this compendium of clichés. Their entry features : «
Do you remember FranceStinks.com and GermanyStinks.com? If you don’t, it’s no big deal, but back in 2003 this website was the darling of the right wing media (1) as widespread French Bashing was being unleashed on the American Public. Featuring crass and vulgar materials, the website was the brainchild of
Simply WOW! 2013 will be the 10th year of Miquelon.org and our bid to educate the entertainment industry, the media, politicians and the public about the ill informed roots of French Bashing and Anti-French sentiment. We – the community – have had some victories and some success, but there is